Barcelona Testing

  • Hamilton fastest on final day of testing in Barcelona February 25, 2013

    Barcelona: Despite setting the pace under cold and wet conditions on Friday, Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton downplayed his chances of successfully competing for the Formula One title in his first season with the German team. Hamilton, who left McLaren for Mercedes this season, used a brief dry spell in the...
  • McLaren yet to unlock car's potential, says Button February 22, 2013

    London: McLaren have yet to unlock the potential of their new Formula One car with the start of the season looming, according to Jenson Button. The 2009 world champion told Sky Sports television that there was plenty of work to be done at next week's final test in Barcelona after...
  • Perez puts McLaren on top in Barcelona testing February 21, 2013

    Barcelona: New McLaren driver Sergio Perez set the fastest lap on the second day of Formula One testing at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya on Wednesday. The Mexican, who has moved from Sauber to replace 2008 champion Lewis Hamilton at the team, completed 97 laps - nearly one-and-a-half times the Spanish...
  • Lotus confident of no repeat of suspension issues in Barcelona test February 14, 2013

    London: Lotus are confident next week's second pre-season test in Barcelona will see no repeat of the failure that halted the Formula One team's efforts at the Spanish track a year ago. Then, as this year, Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean had looked quick in the first test in Jerez...
  • Grosjean fastest in Barcelona testing March 2, 2012

    Barcelona: Romain Grosjean marked Lotus' return to the track with the fastest time on Thursday on the opening day of the final testing session before the new Formula One season starts. After fixing a chassis problem that forced Lotus to pull out of last week's practice, also at Catalunya Circuit, the...